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Lakhimpur violence condemnable, but what about...?: Sitharaman in US
The Lakhimpur Kheri violence, in which four farmers were killed, is “absolutely condemnable,” Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, emphasising that there are issues of such......
NEP, 4-year undergrad programme gets DU's implementation approval
The Delhi University on Tuesday approved the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) and four-year undergraduate programme at its executive council (EC) meeting. IMAGE: Education......
Decoding the Kamala Harris Phenomenon
Kamala succeeded as she identified herself with the larger minority groups rather than narrow ethnicity, prodded by her mother who did not want to return to India, observes Ambassador T P......
Why Modi's Gujarat model has failed
As India suffers and the ruling party is on the defensive, the truth is that the only way that this wave will pass is if exponential growth of the virus stops on its own, asserts Aakar Patel.......
'Bengal has a lot to learn from Gujarat'
'Look at the number of billionaires, the number of new billionaires in India.''Adani and Ambani are not the only ones.''What's wrong with people making money as long as it benefits us?' IMAGE: A......
Why Dr Kurien Deserves The Bharat Ratna
It is largely due to his vision and efforts that we have almost quadrupled our per capita milk availability in the last 40 years, points out Shailesh Dobhal. IMAGE: Dr Verghese Kurien cuts a cake......
Gita Gopinath to quit as IMF chief economist, return to Harvard
IMF's Chief Economist Gita Gopinath will leave her job in January next year and return to the prestigious Harvard University, according to the global financial institution. Photograph: Charles......
Amartya Sen, Home in the World
Amartyada, says Omkar Goswami, thank you for being the humane, caring and socially concerned economist that you are. All Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Born in 1933, Amartya Sen......
What Brought Economy to Its Knees
A combination of demonetisation, a poorly and hurriedly implemented GST, and more recently the "botched up" lockdown of the economy to control the spread of Covid has brought the economy to its......
Bangladesh may overtake India this year
Bangladesh might overtake India this year by per capita income in nominal dollars, but it is not yet close to becoming South Asia's economic powerhouse anytime soon, T N Ninan points out. IMAGE:......
The Life Force Called Shaukat Kaifi
'My mom is a riot! I thank her with all my heart,' Shabana Azmi tells Subhash K Jha. The legendary theatre personality Shaukat Azmi passed into the ages on November 22. She was 93 and still......
Priyanka stars in Valentine's Day movie
Isn't It Romantic is about a New York woman hit on the head during a mugging.The impact leaves her feeling that she is in a rom-com.Saibal Chatterjee reports. IMAGE: Priyanka Chopra and Adam......
Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as Censor Board chief
Noted lyricist and adman Prasoon Joshi will replace him as the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification. The government on Friday replaced Pahlaj Nihalani with songwriter-poet......
How India wants to promote football after PM Modi's complaint
India will launch a programme to engage more than 11 million children in football-related activities. IMAGE: Former football coach of India Wim Koevermans (left) with an Indian kid. Photograph:......
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